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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 27, 1929, Mason City, Iowa cifrT North Iowas DAILY PAPER Edited far the Home AND MASON CITY VOL XXXV F I N A EDITION TO CENTS PER COPY ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE REPORT MASON CITY IOWA WEDNESDAY MARCH 27 1929 UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL SERVICENQ 145 DEMANDS IOWn LECTION PROBE f f fr Louisiana Governor Moves to Block Impeachment Trial 19 COUNTS ONE OF DEATH PLOT PLACED ON FILE Long Loses Effort to Ad journ State Legis lature BATON ROUGE La March 27 lines were awry today as a great push started in the state legislature to drive Gov Huey P Long from office on impeach ment charges embracing 19 counts including oneto plot murder The 36 year old governor wont down to defeat in his first major counter attack when he lost in his attempt to adjourn the legislature by a vote of 38 to 55 As the smoke of battle cleared afray he found himself face to face with impeachment charges and the house of representatives prepared to take them up at this mornings session1 to determine if he will be brot to trial before the state sen ate sitting as a hightribunal with the chief justice of the state su preme court presiding For weeks his opponents bitter at official actions have been work ing toward this end but they held back thru fear they could not mus ter the necessary two thirds major ity for impeachment But develop ments of recent days arena today bent on a The administration forces believe they con muster sufficient strength to thwart impeachment efforts They brand the charges as politi cal chicanary and plan to protect the administration thru parliament ary maneuvers at hand PLAN TO BLAST ICE IN RIVER Man dan S Dak Residents Forced to Abandon Their Homes BISMARCK N Dak March 27 here and at Mandau were under water today and some residents were moving household ef fects as the Missouri river reached and passed the flood stage of 152 feet Aided by United States army of ficers residents arranged to trans port 10000 pounds of dynamite by motor trucks to an ice gorge 13 miles south of here If the jam can be blasted out to day it will relieve conditions here somewhat by releasing waters now being held up and spread out as a result of the gorge Wea IOWA FORECAST Fair Wednesday night nnd Thursday except somewhat un settled in extreme south por tion slightly colder In north east portion Wednesday night LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazette weather figures for 24 hour period ending at 8 oclock m Wednesday Highest Tuesday 59 Degrees Lowest In Isight 35 Degrees At 8 A M lyednesaay 43 Degrees A more glorious spring day than Tuesday was or than Wednesday started out to be would be hard to find in this latitude many of the attributes credited by Lowell to his much discussed day in June And of course nobody ex pects such things of March In cidentally the maximum tempera ture of 59 degrees was the highest recorded since last fall PRESIDENTS AID Lieut Col Campbell B Hod gen has lieen designated mili tary aid to President Hoover He has been cadet commandant at West Point GRAY PRESENTS FARM THEORIES TO LEGISLATORS W Hope of Farm Bureau Federation ASHINGTON March 27 A threepronged demand that the new farm measure provide sur plus crop control make the tariff jffective and not subsidize the farmer was laid before the house agriculture committee today by Chester A Gray aS the view of Jie American Farm Bureau federa ion Gray did not present a detailed plan but suggested that a federal arm board be set up with wide dis cretionary powers to choose from relief plans that have been pres ented during the last several years said there should be also an advisory council of farmers and representatives of farm organiza ions Would Quit Fee Plan He depicted his organization as ready to abandon the equalization fee which twice drew vetoes of farm relief bills if the administration could provide something equally as jood for controlling the agricultural surplus without subsidizing the farmers of the nation But he added his organization lad found else that would ngure the refund of money pro vided by the government for atabil zing prices The farm board idea was ad vanced also at the senate agricul ure committeebearings by several witnesses who saict the board should TURN TO PAGE 4COLUMN 3 GREEKS SEE GRAF ZEPPELIN Dirigible Turns Homeward Expected to Arrive Thursday Night ACTION SOUGHT BY DEKING FOR DEATH OF WIFE States Attorney Called on to Act Against Deputy Sheriff AURORA 111 March 27 Joseph Deking thru counsel to day demanded immediate action be taken against county dry raiders for the slaying of his wife His attorney Robert A Milroy called upon Stales Attorney Cat bary to move promptly to place re sponsibility for the shooting of Mrs Deking at her home Monday night If the authorities fail to prosecute he said he would petition for a spe cial grand jury and for appointment of a special prosecutor The death for a gallon tragedy will not retard the states attor neys campaign to dry up Kane county Carbary said He was elec ted on a campaign promise to clean up the county and in the short time he has been in office has initiated more than 400 raids Question Raids Legality The legality of the raid on the Deking home is the crux of the en tire affair Deking3 counsel said If the raiders acted without a proper search warrant the lawyer insisted then Deking was within his rights in ordering the deputy sheriffs from A John Doe warrant was issues by Magistrate J Weber on the strength of an affidavit by an in vestigator of the states attorneys office The premises to be searched under the warrant were described as a twostory house and the Deking home was located in a gen eral way The residence is a story and a half attorneys pointed out Attorney Milroy made another point That the warrant was used twice inasmuch made two visits us to the the deputies Deking home If the warrant was good for the first raid Milroy said It cer tainly was not good for the second It was during the second raid that Mrs Deking was shot by Deputy Sheriff Roy Smith as she ran to the unconscious form of her husband felled by a blow from Smiths clubbed weapon Claims Self Defense Smith sxiffering from a bullet wound inflicted when Gerald De king 12 fired a shot from one of TUIIN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 5 BULLETIN ATHENS March 27 The Graf appeared over Athens at 7 n m today on tho return trip to Germany in its eastern Mediterranean cruise Crowds watched as it flew low over the Parthenon JERUSALEM March 27 The Graf Zeppelin giant dirigible had its nose turned toward home today after cruising over Palestine nnd the Holy Land Two days flying over eastern and central Europe faced it beforecompletion of Us four day 5000 mile air voyage The scheduled route was over the eastern Balkans and over the capi tals of central Europe with landing at Friedrichshafen probable some time tomorrow night U S Aviator Scouting for Calles Freed Buzz Morrison Captured by Rebels Says He Is Lucky to Be Alive NOGALES Ariz March 27 G K Buzz Morrison 2i year old American aviator who vas cap tured by Mexican rebels while serv ing the federal army in Mexico was back in the good old United States1 today declaring himself lucky to be While American consular officers here were negotiating for the Reno Nov flyers release yesterday Mor rison walked into Nogales Ariz unheralded He was unshaven and had a bundle of clothes under his arm Im Morrison he said He was told that Gen J Gon zalo Escobar leader of the rebel armies had announced that he was to be held prisoner until the end of the revolution Well here T am anyway said Morrison and I never want to see another revolution The farther I get away from Mexico the better I will like it Morrison captured last Saturday by the Mexican insurgents after a forced landing in rebel territory was taken before the rebel general Fausto Topete yesterday at Can anen Sonora and then placed on a special train which brot him to the border There he was released to walk across the international linn The flieht which nroved disns The schedule was subject to vartroiia for him wag to have been his iation caused by wind and weather hast scouting expedition for the fed conditlona eral garrison at Nacr of Capone Faces Court Order Contempt District Attorney Asks Gang ster Be Held by Judge CHICAGO March 27 order demanding that Scarface Al Capone gangster show cause why he should not be held in contempt of court was issued today by Fed eral Judge Charles E Woodward on a petition from the district at torneys office reciting that Ca pones affidavit that he was too ill to come from Florida to appear be fore a federal grand Jury two weeks ago was false An attachment also was issued for Capones arrest and bonds for his appearance fixed at The action was taken while Capone summoned from Florida to tell of liquor traffic in Chicago heights was making his second appearance before the grand Jury He appeared before the Jury last week after gaining a continuation of more than a week on the repres entation that he was ill in Florida Should Capone be found guilty of contempt he would be liable to a years sentence in jail and a fine of 51000 Tiie affidavit Capone pres entee was signed by his physicians and said he was suffering from pneumonia The district attorneys office claims he was seen at Miami race tracks while he was supposed to have been 11 ARE WIPED OUT Falling Prices Send Small In vestors Scurrying to Unload Holdings NEW YORK March 27 Thousands of speculators were mil lions of dollars poorer today after a weird session on the stock ex change in which a trading record of S246746 shares was established Battered down by a credit strin gency which sent call money to 20 per cent the market plunged down ward yesterday in an avalanche of selling then rebounded in the last hour of trading When the ticker two hours and 14 minutes late had recorded the last transaction the previous record established Nov 23 last had been exceeded by 1292720 shares The stupendous volume of trading was contrasted with the low record for a days transactions made 99 years ago when March 16 1830 the days total was 31 shares of bank stock valued at Thousands of small speculators representing persons from every stratum of society who had played along happily for months in a bull market were wiped out either for lack of additional margin or when they became frightened and dumped their holdings at the market PROBE FIRE IN BEAUTY SHOP Chief Shire Investigating Start of Early Morn ing Blaze A fire which according to Fire Chief Dan Shire was of incendiarv origin partly destroyed the School of Beauty Culture at 10 South Federal avenue about 3 oclock Wednesday morning The loss has not been estimated The fire chief stated that In two living rooms at the rear of the beauty culture school he found a pile of excelsior kerosene soaked and some old papers which in his opinion someone had ignited to cause the blaze Both papers and excelsior had been placed it the wall back of the laths The beauty shop in the front part of the building was not so seriously damaged Chief Shire and his investigators are working on the origin of the of the water employed in fire Some dripped of Ihe extinguishing the blaze thru the ceiling on afew dresses in the Style Shoppe stock below AH of these according to the management will be removed to onother location in the city for ells rvosal and their place on the hanaern will be taken by newly arrived Eas ter garments IN RUM SHIP PROBE Sir Ksme Howard nhovc British ambassador to tin United States and Secretary of Stale Henry L Stlmson Uiilow arc chief representatives of two governments touched hy inter national incident of sinking of British mm runner Im Alone hy American coast guard VeS Author Jefferson Farjeon Grandson of Joo Jefferson tlin Great American Actor and Most Brilliant of thn Younger ienera tlon of Mystery Writers Author of NO 17 SHADOWS BV TUB SEA etc MR FARJEONS first detec tive novel was published in 1924 His audience has grown steadily since then with each story Two of his stories have made successful plays All have been reprinted some of them many times And all this because the author gives always as he does in this story something more than a plot to his mystery story He excels in character stury atmosphere and plot Arid cd to these a touch of tender ro mance and you have a thoroly readable story The House of Terror Itcglnning THURSDAY in the Glo beGazette CALLES TROOPS MOVE NORTH TO STORM ESCALON Army Advances in Hope of Exterminating Rebels By The Associated Press ENERAL CALLES steam roller tactics in fighting the rebels ap peared to be developing broadly to day The generals main army was steadily advancing northward and capture of Escalon important rebel outpost town appeared imminent A rebel chase along the west coast also was reported by the govern ment which said that the insurgents who abandoned the siege of Mazat lan after a heavy fight faced being bottled up at Culiacan Insurgent headquarters insisted that a small rebel force was still be sieging Mazatlan Advices from Culiacan stated that federal troops were marching on that place from Durango If they capture it they could cut off numer ous rebel troops still in southern Sinoln General Calles reported crossing the wide desert in southeastern Chi huahua and that now that this diffi cult barrier was post his progress would be swifter Quiet prevailed along the border and the attac within eight miles of the town A group of American flyers is being organized by the rebels to counter the growing use of airplanes by the government forces Itehel Forces in Retreat WASHINGTON March 27 American consul William P Block er at Mazatlan reported to the state department today in a tele gram sent at 6 p m yesterday that the rebel forces which had attacked that city were in full retreat north of Quila The consul said that rail and tele graphic communication to the south should be restored by the end of the week Ambassador Morrow in a tele gram received today said that the rebel force in the state of Sinaloa in which Mnzatlan is located is now reported to be between 2000 and 2500 men He also said there was no especial change in the Chihuahua 3ector where General Calles is pur suing the rebel forces Will Rogers NEW YORK March Hoover gets rid of something useless every day Wait till he sees the senate and congress Ho sunk the Mayflower without warning took the white house stables and made a garage for fishing poles out of it sent six horses to museum that had never been able to be rid den since Taft got thru with them traded the mechanical horse for medicine ballt and makesWIL ROGERS everybody catch it before they can get any break fast Thats to discourage senators eating there Imagine Heflin and Blease throwing that thing at Moses and Reed of Pennsylvania Yours WILL P S Federal reserve sunk the stock market after two weeks of warning and brot the sucker crew in destitute and manacled tonight Copyright mfl LEG TORN OFF IN GASOLINE MOTOR Loose Belt Throws Hampton Farm Woman AgainsJ Flywheel HAMPTON March 27 The right leg of Mrs Einer Danelson living four miles southeast of here won torn off at the hip yesterday when she was thrown into the fly wheel of a gasoline motor which op erated the washing machine she was working beside The accident occurred about z oclock in the afternoon A loose belt which connected the motor to the washing machine flew off knocking Mrs Danelson against the motor Her right leg was left hanging1 by a shred of skin her left leg broken at the hip and she suffered internal injuries A daughter who was the only person in the house at the time summoned aid and Mrs Danelson WKS taken to the Lutheran hospital in Hampton where her condition is considered extremely critical Easter Sunday March 31 3 shopping days left SENATE RUSHES ITS DISCUSSION OF BUDGET BILL Upper House Expected to Pass HammiUs Road Plan DES MOINES March 27 LI The first half of the journey of the biennial appropriations bill was In sight today as the senate took up the last of many amendments submitted by committee and indi viduals Hope was held out by Lieut Gov Arch McFarlane and Bertel M Stoddard chairman of the appropri ations committee that action could be completed in time to get the measure to the house tomorrow and clear the way for a vote by the sen ate on Stoddards motion that the legislature finally adjourn April 12 There was also expectation that the Bergman secondary road bill would come before the senate for concurrence In house amendments House in Night Session It carries an increase of one cent in gasoline tax which ia not expect ed to be considered as the senate has previously killed the Gunderson bill to accomplish the same purpose The house going on a sifting committee basis for the first time took a comparative breathing spell by taking up minor bills while awaiting arrival of its sifted calen dar It held a minor bill passing bee last night after giving its approval late in the afternoon to the Hnm TUKX TO PAGE 4 COLUMN 4 LEVEES STILL HOLDING RIVER Mississippi Has Gone Down Foot in 24 Hours in Quincy Area QUINCY March 27 Tile levees protecting thousands of acres of farm lands had won at least temporary victory today af ter the Mississippi river had fallen half a foot in 24 hours Following a week of the highest water stage In recent years the walls still stood except for the break which caused the flooding of the Indian Grave district The dan ger was by no means over but the reduction in pressure clue to the lower water level gave better chance for strengthening the dikes and for stopping leaki The government gauge here showed a stage of lfl8 ftet last night six tenths below the high j mark of the recent rise I EXPENDITURES OF CANDIDATES ARE UNDER FIRE Committee Wants Per mission to Conduct Hearings v DES MOINES Marcll 27 Investigation of campaign penscs of candidates for state office in the lust primary election la Iowa is asked In a resolution filed today in the Iowa house of representatives by the house elections commlttei chairman H N Hanson of Winne bago county The resolution recited that had been placed before the commit tee tending to show that large Eumn of money in excess of the amount permitted by law had been spent Would Report Hearings The committee further asked that It be empowered to hold hearings employ a shorthand reporter to take testimony be given the power of issuing subpoenas and of exam ng witnesses and of making a re port of their findings to the legisla ture A three liour meeting of the elec tions committee was held last night in a downtown committee room where the resolution was drafted Members of the committee besides Hanson are Representatives Hall Allen Burton Campbell Cox Flem ing Hush McCaulley Miller Mounce nead Rylander and SmIUi While the committee declined at this time to reveal the source of the reports placed before It it was hinted that the jKrojgoied inyeatlga state in connectlbnvvBtK the cahi paign of Governor Hammill Governor Hammill was opposed In the primary election in 1828 by Lam Skromme of Roland and by M Bowman of Waterloo former state senators Other candidates who were nomi i the primary In addition to ir Hammill were Ed JI Smith secretary of state R FI Johnson treasurer of state M G Thornburg secretary of agriculture J W Long auditor of state Printed in House Journal John Fletcher attorney general and Railroad Commissioners B AI Richardson und Fred P Woodruff besides a full state of democratic candidates including L W Housel for governor Robert I Finch or lieutenant governor J M Gass for secretary of state Lloyd Guinn for treasurer of state Anna B Law ther for auditor of state G A Ken derdine for attorney general Wil liam M Wade secretary of agri culture and John W Dwyer and S J Galvin for railroad commission ers H The house jounal which prints R copy of the resolution states that It is filed for the action of thft house No formal action had been taken on it this morning by that body Sworn Expense Accounts Sworn expense accounts filed In the office of secretary of state din closed that the candidates for gov ernor in the last primary election spent the following gums Bowman republican of which was contributed Hammill republican 263129 of which was contributed Skromme republican mostly contributed Anderson republican 1086Q3 Housel democrat none Sworn expense accounts for other candidates for state office in the prl TULJN TO PAGE 4 COLUMN B AUNT HEX By Robert QuilJen Girls got married young in niy time but they didnt begin to want fellers before they learned to tend their noses without bcin told ;